Lou Dobbs guaranteed Bill O’Reilly Monday that he is going to “remain in the public arena,” and suggested that the only factor that made his brand of “advocacy journalism” unacceptable at CNN was the arrival of the Obama administration into power.
In an appearance on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor” set to air Monday night, O’Reilly welcomed Dobbs–who he described as “recently emancipated” –for his first cable news appearance since resigning from CNN last week.
“Now, there’s been speculation you might run for the Senate in New Jersey. Is that on your mind?” O’Reilly asked.
“A lot of things are on my mind,” Dobbs responded. “I’m not going to be coy about this….I’m thinking–my wife and I are thinking about a lot of opportunities. I’m very blessed to have a lot of opportunities. I can guarantee you 100 percent I’m going to remain in the public arena. These issues that matter so much to me, many of the same that matter to you, are not changing. What is immutable here is, I’m going to remain in the public arena.” More…